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        Lesson 6: Dia-Beat It! | In Defense of Food

        In this lesson students investigate the changing prevalence rates of type 2 diabetes and learn how this disease develops. Through watching an In Defense of Food clip and participating in a simulation activity, students investigate the impact of diabetes on our nation's youth and calculate the surprising amount of sugar in common foods and beverages. Finally students write a spoken word poem on how sugar and sugary phuds impact their lives.

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